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Posted on on May 13th, 2017
by Pincas Jawetz (

from: Max Gruenig  max.gruenig at

Dear colleagues,

One can now apply to be a part of Arctic Summer College 2017 at is external)

The deadline for an application is June 8, 2017.

Since 2012, the Arctic Summer College provides an interdisciplinary learning environment to increase knowledge and understanding of the people and the environment of the Arctic. To achieve this, the College focuses on climate change adaptation, natural resource management, biodiversity protection, environmental governance, energy policy, security, and human health. The College is primarily a virtual campus for learning about the environment in the Arctic and exchanging ideas on how collaborative efforts can protect the Arctic from negative impacts of human activities in the High North.

The Arctic Summer College invites practitioners and graduate students from around the world to participate in an expert-led, interactive webinar series in which you will engage with Arctic experts in a variety of fields in real time. During the course, you will build relationships with other participants, develop connections with Arctic professionals, and enter into a larger network of Arctic Summer College Alumni upon completion of the program.

You will benefit from lectures and submit a final paper to earn our Arctic Summer College Student Certification. The final paper can be on a topic of your choice within relevant fields such as sustainable development, environmental protection, and/or international cooperation in the Arctic. Exceptional participants will have the opportunity to publish their work in the peer-reviewed Arctic Summer College yearbook (see also our previous book on Arctic Governance: is externa) and the World Policy Institute’s Arctic in Context Blog.

Additionally, distinguished participants will receive a travel grant to present their research at the 2017 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland.

9 online lectures will be hosted by Ecologic Institute on Wednesdays from 18:00-20:00 CEST / 12:00-14:00 EDT from July 5 to August 30, 2017.

The participation fee for the Arctic Summer College is 300 USD or 300 EUR.

You can contact us with questions about the Arctic Summer College and the application process at  application at sends e-mail)

We look forward to hearing from you!

Your Arctic Summer College Team,
Max Gruenig, Brendan O’Donnell and Arne Riedel

Max Gruenig

Phone 202-550-9072
Skype max.gruenig.ecologic
Twitter @MaxGruenig

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